Winery - Wattle Creek Winery
Location - Cloverdale, California
Wine - Wattle Creek 2006 Yorkville Highlands The Triple Play
Grape Varieties - Syrah, Petit Sirah, Viognier
Appellation - Mendocino County
Alcohol - 14.3% v/v
Price -$20 USD
Nose/Aroma - Violets, tobacco leaf, and red fruit.
Palate/Flavors - Cooked cranberries and boysenberries with clove and a slight smokiness. Medium body, Med-high acid and bitterness, low astringency. Medium finish of licorice and pipe tobacco.
Food Pairing - Chicken dumpling soup.
Comments - Bitterness makes it slightly unbalanced, but all-in-all nice wine.